Jazz play like Lakers' kid brother

Utah has dropped 16 straight to L.A., with no signs the trend is changing

Updated: May 5, 2010, 11:34 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- There's always a fine line you walk when you're playing your little brother in a pickup basketball game. You don't necessarily want to destroy him so badly he refuses to play with you again (shagging your own rebounds is never fun) but you also don't want him to have any bragging rights by beating you.

So you play with him a little. Let him jump out to an early lead. Maybe let him take a lead late or get within striking distance. Eventually, however, you finally put him ...

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